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Wet Weather Attractions

Wet Weather Attractions

There are plenty of things to keep you and the kids entertained in the Ironbridge area whatever the weather.

So if you're looking for something to do when it's raining - look no further - we've got something for every member of the family.

Abraham Darby Sports & Leisure Centre

Abraham Darby Sports & Leisure Centre

Facilities including a state of the art 25 metre swimming pool, indoor sports hall, IFI accredited spin studio, tennis courts and meeting rooms.

Apley Farm - Piggs Playbarn

Apley Farm - Piggs Playbarn

Our indoor soft playbarn offers adventure, exercise, exploration and excitement for all the children in a safe, clean and stimulating environment. Comfy sofas, delicious coffees, handmade cakes & magazines add a touch of style and an opportunity to relax for parents with free wifi.

Apley Farm Shop - Farm Shop

Apley Farm Shop - Farm Shop
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Apley Farm Shop specialises in the best of local & regional food.

Also on site is a café restaurant, Playbarn, toy shop, clothes shop, nature trail & animal park. Regular events are held throughout the year.

Artisans at Fusion

Artisans at Fusion

Fusion is home to 4 resident artisans located in a contemporary new building, completed in 2007, rising distinctively out of the footprint of some of the original buildings at Jackfield Tile Museum; its opening marks a new and exciting period in the history of Jackfield.

Attingham Park National Trust

Attingham Park National Trust

An elegant 18th Century Mansion with impressive picture gallery and Regency dining room set for dinner. Enjoy tours of the house or explore at your leisure. Check for opening times, especially during winter months.

Broseley Pipe Works

Broseley Pipe Works

The door closed behind the last traditional pipe maker in 1957 sealing in 350 years of traditional skills and memories. Although abandoned for many years, todays visitors will be forgiven for feeling that the workforce have only just left.

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

Explore the site and the remains of the water powered blast furnace where Abraham Darby I perfected the smelting of iron with coke instead of charcoal.

Darby Houses

Darby Houses

Gain an insight into the gracious lifestyle of the Darby family as you wander around their former homes and read extracts from their family papers.

Enginuity

Enginuity
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A visit to this new hands-on interactive centre unravels the workings of everyday objects in four seamless zones - Materials, Energy, Design and Systems & Controls.

Ironbridge Antiques, Arts & Crafts Centre

Ironbridge Antiques, Arts & Crafts Centre

In the Arts section we have beautiful framed pictures taken in the the local area of Ironbridge and Shropshire, paintings from local artists, and in the Crafts section we have some fantastic locally made crafts with products including home made pottery, glassware, vintage clothing, home made jewellery, carved wood items, to Teenie Beenies!

Jackfield Tile Museum

Jackfield Tile Museum
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This fascinating museum features gas-lit galleries and period room settings, showing the many different places that were graced with the superbly decorated tiles once made here at Jackfield.

Jungleland

Jungleland

Go wild in the Jungle in this giant indoor Jungle themed soft play safari adventure for all ages, including adults. The centre has giant slides, rollers, tunnels, ballpits, swings, spider webs, drivable jeeps and the Jungle Express ride. Perfect for when the weather is wet.

Lazerland

Lazerland

Lazerland is the ultimate fun with a Lazer Gun. A futuristic adrenalin pumping adventure. Suitable for children from 5 years of age, enjoy a game of LAZER TAG in the space themed arena located on the second  floor of Jungleland.

 

Maws Craft Centre

Maws Craft Centre
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The old factory buildings of Maw & Co (once the world’s largest tile manufacturer) now have a new lease of life as the Maws Craft Centre. The complex houses 20 independently run craft and design studios & shops, art galleries and holistic therapists.

Mecca Bingo

Mecca Bingo

Telford Mecca Bingo offers players the opportunity to play bingo every day, afternoon and evening with regular promotions to give you better value for your money. The venue has 25 E-Bingo terminals, a bar, cafe and good disabled access.
Museum of the Gorge

Museum of the Gorge

A 12 meter model showing what the Gorge was like in 1796 and short film describing why the area was made a World Heritage Site. 

Oakengates Leisure Centre

Oakengates Leisure Centre

Facilities include a 25 metre, 4 lane swimming pool, two fitness suites, an indoor sports hall, dance studio, synthetic turf pitch, 4 full size pitches, 1 rugby pitch, athletics stadium and much more.

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford

Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
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The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the UK with 70 historic aircraft on display in three wartime hangars and within the National Cold War Exhibition.

Safariland

Safariland

Enjoy a Safari themed 9 Hole Crazy Golf Adventure course with life sized wild Elephants, Monkeys, Lions and Giraffes. With a variety of sizes for Toddlers, Children and adults. Suitable for the whole family.

 

Severn Valley Railway

Severn Valley Railway

South of the Wrekin you'll find a world where proper trains run with coal, make stange noises, and pour steam and soot. Yes, what a better way to discover Shropshire than on the Severn Valley Railway? 16 miles of glorious Shropshire countryside with 7 stations.

Sunnycroft National Trust

Sunnycroft National Trust

A substantial red-brick villa is typical of the many thousands that were built for the prosperous middle classes in the late Victorian period. One of the very few villas to have survived, with a mini estate and largely unaltered contents and decoration.

Telford Shopping Centre

Telford Shopping Centre

From Telford Shopping Centre with 150 shops under one roof to local market towns of Ironbridge, Wellington and Bridgnorth. The Wharfage in Ironbridge, which runs alongside the River Severn has a host of individual shops, restaurants, pubs and coffee shops where you can easily lose an afternoon!

Telford Tennis Centre

Telford Tennis Centre

A new pay and play community tennis centre has opened at Oakengates Leisure Centre and includes four indoor courts and four all-weather, floodlit outdoor courts.

The centre is open to people of all ages and abilities wanting to try tennis on a 'pay and play' basis, even if it's for the first time.

Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Bowling

Tenpin Telford provides fun entertainment during the day or evening. The Beach Road Cafe offers a selection of food and beverages and the fully licensed bar shows Sky Sports in a comfortable lounge are. At certain times, you can add a little variety to your bowling with the cosmic bowl experience with the lights turned down and neon lights turned on.

The Name Shop

The Name Shop

Relive your names origins with a Name History Scroll detailing the history of your name and the oldest Coat of Arms & Crest produced in 90 seconds. 1 Million names available some in different languages.

The Place @ Oakengates Theatre

The Place @ Oakengates Theatre
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Oakengates Theatre @ The Place is a modern versatile venue housing a diverse range of live entertainment including comedy, music, drama, children’s shows, celebrity talks, cabaret evenings, community performances, awards events and celebrations.

Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre

Wellington Civic & Leisure Centre

Facilities include a 25 x 13 metre swimming pool and Cafe.

Monday to Friday - 7am to 10pm | Saturday - 7am to 7pm | Sunday - 8am to 9pm

Weston Park Farmshop & Gallery

Weston Park Farmshop & Gallery
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Within the Granary building built in 1767, Weston Park is working with local producers and tenant farmers to bring a range of quality food and drink from across the region, promoting seasonal produce at the Farm Shop and the state-of-the-art gallery features monthly selling exhibitions from acclaimed artists from around the UK .

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